Federal Aid for Library Service in Rural Areas: Hearings, Eighty-fourth Congress, First Session, May 25-27, 1955

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1955 - 268 pages
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Page 52 - Federal share" for any State shall be 100 per centum less the State percentage and the State percentage shall be that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of the...
Page 128 - For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are...
Page 75 - For making surveys, studies, investigations, and reports regarding public, school, college, university, and other libraries; fostering coordination of public and school library service'; . coordinating library service on the national level with other forms of adult education; developing library participation in Federal projects; fostering Nation-wide coordination of research materials' among the more scholarly libraries, inter-State library cooperation, and the development of public, school, and...
Page 48 - Treasury to the credit of the appropriation for the purposes of this title. (b) The Board shall approve any plan which fulfills the conditions specified in subsection (a...
Page 206 - ... the one condition of success, your sole safeguard, is the moral worth and intellectual clearness of the individual citizen. Education cannot give these, but it may cherish them and bring them to the front in whatever station of society they are to be found; and the universities ought to be, and may be, the fortresses of the higher life of the nation.
Page 175 - State library administrative agency certifies will in its judgment assure use of such funds to maximum advantage in the further extension of public library services to rural areas without such services or with inadequate services...
Page 80 - States of any such funds lost or diverted from the purposes for which paid; (3) provide policies and methods of administration to be followed in using any funds made available for expenditure under the State plan, which policies and methods the State library administrative agency certifies will in its judgment assure use of such funds to maximum advantage in the further extension of public library services to...
Page 250 - It is hereby declared to be the policy of the State to promote the establishment and development of free public libraries and to accept the obligation of their support by the State and its subdivisions and municipalities in such manner as may be provided by law.
Page 52 - Act. (b) The Commissioner is also authorized to make such studies, investigations, and reports as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Act, including periodic reports for public distribution as to the values, methods, and results of various State demonstrations of public library services undertaken under this Act.
Page 5 - Governor of each state, to the President of the Senate of the United States, to the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, to the...

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